Tag Archives: Japan

Interview: Fumihiko Maki, part 1

  Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki was born in 1928 in Tokyo, and educated at University of Tokyo, Cranbrook Academy of Art and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. After graduating from Harvard, Maki worked in the offices of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill … Continue reading

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Architect Fumihiko Maki

  Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki was born in 1928 in Tokyo, and educated at University of Tokyo, Cranbrook Academy of Art and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. After graduating from Harvard, Maki worked in the offices of Skidmore, Owings … Continue reading

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Interview: Dr. Linda Semlitz, Clinical Director, TELL Counseling, Part 2

Here’s the second part of our interview with TELL Executive Director Dr. Linda Semlitz. In addition to the options below, you can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes (the link is here).

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Interview: Dr. Linda Semlitz, Clinical Director, TELL Counseling, Part 1

Japan has one of the highest reported per capita suicide rates in the world; the average death toll is more than 30,000 people a year. In 1973, Tokyo English Life Line was established as an English-language counterpart to Inochi no … Continue reading

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Interview: Japan-based craft brewers Bryan Baird and Scott Brimmer, Part 2

Here’s the second part of our interview with Japan-based craft brewers Bryan Baird and Scott Brimmer (pictured). In addition to the options below, you can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes (the link is here).

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Interview: Japan-based craft brewers Bryan Baird and Scott Brimmer, Part 1

Americans Bryan Baird and Scott Brimmer are Japan-based craft beer brewers who fit the Brewer’s Association definition: their businesses are small, independent and traditional. Both Baird and Brimmer emphasize the importance of tradition in brewing great-tasting beer, and both men … Continue reading

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Interview: Ichiro Fujisaki, Japan’s former ambassador to the United States, Part 2

Here’s the second part of our interview with Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki. こちらが、藤崎一郎大使へのインタビューの後半部分です。 In addition to the options below, you can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes (the link is here).

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Interview: Ichiro Fujisaki, Japan’s former ambassador to the United States, Part 1

Former ambassador to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki retired from Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in November of last year and returned to Tokyo from Washington to take up a position as Distinguished Visiting Professor at Sophia University. Fujisaki-san is … Continue reading

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Interview: Nancy Singleton Hachisu, Part 2

Here’s the second part of our interview with Nancy Singleton Hachisu, author of the bestselling memoir/cookbook Japanese Farm Food. In Part 2, we talked to Nancy about the book, and about chickens and eggs (though we did not ask which … Continue reading

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Interview: Nancy Singleton Hachisu, Part 1

Nancy Singleton Hachisu will be the first to tell you she’s “not the typical Japanese farmer’s wife”. Of course, the typical Japanese farmer’s wife is Japanese, which Nancy is not. And Nancy will be the first to admit she doesn’t get … Continue reading

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